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College Students Rescue Leftover Food, Feed the Poori
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March 20, 2013 9:08 PM
According to recent reports, almost 16,000 children around the world die every day from hunger-related causes. Even rich countries have hunger issues. Nearly 15 percent of U.S. households struggle to put food on the table. At the same time, Americans throw out 40 percent of their food. To help resolve these two problems - hunger and wasted food - a group of college students started a program which has inspired a nationwide effort. VOA’s June Soh met the volunteers.

College Students Rescue Leftover Food, Feed the Poor

Published March 20, 2013

According to recent reports, almost 16,000 children around the world die every day from hunger-related causes. Even rich countries have hunger issues. Nearly 15 percent of U.S. households struggle to put food on the table. At the same time, Americans throw out 40 percent of their food. To help resolve these two problems - hunger and wasted food - a group of college students started a program which has inspired a nationwide effort. VOA’s June Soh met the volunteers.


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